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Restaurant styles evolving

There appears to be the beginning of an evolution in restaurant style these days. The traditional “white-tablecloth” dining establishment with a menu of entrée...

Caffe Dolce Vita to bid arrivederci to Federal Hill

PROVIDENCE – A fixture on Federal Hill for 26 years and one of the last of the old school restaurateurs on Providence’s original restaurant...
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Rhode Island culinary culture recognized near and far

Rhode Island continues to receive national and international accolades for our leading-edge culinary culture.On Sept. 12, the Rhode Island Hospitality Association hosted the 15th...
Bruce Newbury

RWU’s stealthy nutrition

Executive chef Jonathan Cambra and food-service General Manager James Gubata stood in the main dining room at Roger Williams University in Bristol. Several hundred...
Bruce Newbury

Strong food system supports R.I.’s economy, culture, people

Rhode Island is known for its food. The state’s reputation goes beyond our excellent eateries. The local food industry is often cited as an...
BOTH REMAINING RUBY TUESDAY restaurants have abruptly closed in Rhode Island amid a company restructuring. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/LUKE SHARRETT

Ruby Tuesday restaurants shuttered in R.I. as company restructures

EAST GREENWICH - National restaurant chain Ruby Tuesday has abruptly closed both its locations in Rhode Island as part of a larger restructuring. The...
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Chefs serve up chief advice

It seems these days as if celebrity chefs are taking on the trappings of their fellow celebrities. Gradually in the 20 or so years...
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Lobster rolls still king in Rhode Island

There are very few dishes in the Ocean State that can start conversations, even arguments, as a lobster roll can.It is one of the...
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Women in the lead in hospitality

The Rhode Island Hospitality Association recently relaunched the Women in Hospitality Council with more than 65 women on the outdoor patio at NYLO Hotel...
Bruce Newbury

Newport offers eclectic dining options

“So, where is the fish market in Newport?” The vacationer was from San Francisco and quizzing me on the local restaurant and food scene....
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